Australian Army 'R' in Wreath Badge - Gilding

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First mentioned in the 1935 orders the 'R' in Wreath badge was worn by qualified rangetakers, range and position finders, height-takers and instrument numbers.

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Details

Metal rank (excluding chevrons), trade and skill-at-arms badges replaced worsted badges in 1918. Originally of brass or gilding metal, oxidized badges were introduced for Citizen Forces and Senior Cadets in 1921. Permanent Forces continued to wear badges of brass or gilding metal. In 1931 oxidized badges appear to have been discontinued with all badges being of brass or gliding metal.

First mentioned in the 1935 orders the 'R' in Wreath badge was worn by qualified rangetakers, range and position finders, height-takers and instrument numbers.

Gilding metal badge with backing plate. Lugs complete, but missing pins. Original.

Specifications

Material Gilded Metal
Width 52mm
Height 38mm
Affixed By Lugs & Split Pin
Authenticity Original